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  Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
 Decade: 1950-1959
 Year: 1951
 Collection: John J. Herrera Papers
 Collection: Texas Cultures Online
[Affidavit from Abel Cisneros - 1951-07-10]

[Affidavit from Abel Cisneros - 1951-07-10]

Date: July 10, 1951
Creator: Cisneros, Abel
Description: Statement from Abel Cisneros, President of Wharton County LULAC Council Number 170, notarized by Isabel S. Rivera, dated July 10, 1951. This statement is concerning a discriminatory incident in which three men of Mexican descent were refused service on grounds of their race.
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[Agenda for trip to Mexico, October 5, 1951]

[Agenda for trip to Mexico, October 5, 1951]

Date: October 5, 1951
Creator: unknown
Description: Agenda for a trip to Mexico from October 5-13, 1951. Sightseeing plans on agenda mention visiting Mexico City, Acapulco, Guadalajara, Veracruz. Includes meeting with the Mayor and City Officials of Mexico City at City Hall, and introduction to President Miguel Alemán Valdés.
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[Agreement regarding petition, Augustine Picaso vs.Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas - 1951-12-03]

[Agreement regarding petition, Augustine Picaso vs.Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas - 1951-12-03]

Date: December 3, 1951
Creator: Edgar, J. W.
Description: Agreement regarding petition of Augustine Picaso versus Trustees of the Nixon Independent School District of Nixon, Texas, dated December 3, 1951. This is the rendering of final agreement following the hearing of the above petition before the Commissioner of Education of the State of Texas, J. W. Edgar. It was agreed that segregation practices in Nixon Independent School District shall cease with regards to children of Latin-American descent.
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[Bulletin from National LULAC President to all LULAC Councils - 1951]

[Bulletin from National LULAC President to all LULAC Councils - 1951]

Date: 1951
Creator: National LULAC President
Description: Special Bulletin from the National LULAC President to all LULAC Councils, with handwritten date of 1951. The subject of this bulletin is "National Convention Additional Information." The bulletin focuses on delegate certification prior to the 1951 LULAC National Convention. The bulletin also covers details of reception and room reservations for the convention.
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[Certificate from League of United Latin American Citizens to John J. Herrera - 1951-06-24]

[Certificate from League of United Latin American Citizens to John J. Herrera - 1951-06-24]

Date: June 24, 1951
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Description: Certificate from LULAC to John J. Herrera dated June 24, 1951. This was presented on Herrera's appointment to the office of National Organizer for the term of 1951-1952.
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[Court indictment, United States of America vs. Ernesto Herrera, Arnulfo Jimenez Torres, and Trinidad Lopez Fierros - 1951-09-24]

[Court indictment, United States of America vs. Ernesto Herrera, Arnulfo Jimenez Torres, and Trinidad Lopez Fierros - 1951-09-24]

Date: September 24, 1951
Creator: District Court of the United States
Description: District Court of the United States indictment for the case of United States of America versus Ernesto Herrera, Arnulfo Jimenez Torres, and Trinidad Lopez Fierros. The case concerns the unlawful acquisition, transfer, and sale of marijuana by the defendants.
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Discrimination story condemned

Discrimination story condemned

Date: March 13, 1951
Creator: Plenn, J. H.
Description: Newspaper clipping of article "Discrimination Story Condemned," written by J. H. Plenn, Staff Writer of San Antonio Express newspaper, dated March 13, 1951. Review of article published in March 27, 1951, issue of Look Magazine entitled "City Wilderness." The article was based on a study of living conditions among persons of Mexican descent in Texas.
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[Draft of a speech by John J. Herrera for League of United Latin American Citizens event - 1951]

[Draft of a speech by John J. Herrera for League of United Latin American Citizens event - 1951]

Date: 1951
Creator: Herrera. John J.
Description: Draft of a speech for an end-of-the year celebration event for the League of United Latin American Citizens by John J. Herrera. Herrera addresses the Houston, Rosenberg, Wharton, El Campo, Palacios, Freeport, Texas City and Galveston LULAC Councils.
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[Envelope from Josie Falcon to John J. Herrera - 1951-07-25]

[Envelope from Josie Falcon to John J. Herrera - 1951-07-25]

Date: July 25, 1951
Creator: Junior LULACs of Corpus Christi, Texas
Description: Envelope from Junior LULAC's of Corpus Christi, Texas, to John J. Herrera dated July 25, 1951.
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[Envelope from Spiner and Pritchard Attorneys at Law to John J. Herrera - 1951-08-13]

[Envelope from Spiner and Pritchard Attorneys at Law to John J. Herrera - 1951-08-13]

Date: August 13, 1951
Creator: Spiner and Pritchard, Attorneys at Law
Description: Envelope from Spiner and Pritchard, Attorneys at Law of Houston, Texas, to John Herrera, dated August 13, 1951.
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